Oregon State Senate elections, 2006

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Elections for the office of Oregon State Senate consisted of a primary election on May 16, 2006, and a general election on November 7, 2006.[1] Fifteen seats were up for election.

Qualifications

Article 4, Section 8 of the Oregon Constitution states:

  • No person shall be a Senator or Representative who at the time of election is not a citizen of the United States; nor anyone who has not been for one year next preceding the election an inhabitant of the district from which the Senator or Representative may be chosen. However, for purposes of the general election next following the operative date of an apportionment under section 6 of this Article, the person must have been an inhabitant of the district from January 1 of the year following the reapportionment to the date of the election.
  • Senators and Representatives shall be at least twenty one years of age.
  • No person shall be a Senator or Representative who has been convicted of a felony during:
    • The term of office of the person as a Senator or Representative; or
    • The period beginning on the date of the election at which the person was elected to the office of Senator or Representative and ending on the first day of the term of office to which the person was elected.
  • No person is eligible to be elected as a Senator or Representative if that person has been convicted of a felony and has not completed the sentence received for the conviction prior to the date that person would take office if elected. As used in this subsection, “sentence received for the conviction” includes a term of imprisonment, any period of probation or post-prison supervision and payment of a monetary obligation imposed as all or part of a sentence.
  • Notwithstanding sections 11 and 15, Article IV of this Constitution:
    • The office of a Senator or Representative convicted of a felony during the term to which the Senator or Representative was elected or appointed shall become vacant on the date the Senator or Representative is convicted.
    • A person elected to the office of Senator or Representative and convicted of a felony during the period beginning on the date of the election and ending on the first day of the term of office to which the person was elected shall be ineligible to take office and the office shall become vacant on the first day of the next term of office.
  • Subject to subsection (4) of this section, a person who is ineligible to be a Senator or Representative under subsection (3) of this section may:
    • Be a Senator or Representative after the expiration of the term of office during which the person is ineligible; and
    • Be a candidate for the office of Senator or Representative prior to the expiration of the term of office during which the person is ineligible.
  • No person shall be a Senator or Representative who at all times during the term of office of the person as a Senator or Representative is not an inhabitant of the district from which the Senator or Representative may be chosen or has been appointed to represent. A person shall not lose status as an inhabitant of a district if the person is absent from the district for purposes of business of the Legislative Assembly. Following the operative date of an apportionment under section 6 of this Article, until the expiration of the term of office of the person, a person may be an inhabitant of any district.

Campaign contributions

See also: State-by-state comparison of donations to state senate campaigns

This chart shows how many candidates ran for state senate in Oregon in past years and the cumulative amount of campaign contributions in state senate races, including contributions in both primary and general election contests. All figures come from Follow The Money.[2]

Year Number of candidates Total contributions
2012 37 $7,962,888
2010 41 $8,704,179
2008 29 $2,779,111
2006 40 $6,103,385
2004 36 $7,016,263
2002 37 $6,330,449
2000 30 $5,255,383

During the 2006 election, the total contributions to the 40 Senate candidates was $7,587,074. The top 10 contributors were:[3]

2006 Donors, Oregon State Senate
Donor Amount
Senate Republican Leadership Fund $634,103
Senate Democratic Leadership Fund $511,391
Oregon Education Association $282,649
Friends of Ted Ferrioli $204,850
Service Employees Local 503 $156,085
Oregon Beer & Wine Distributors Association $122,607
Oregon Healthcare Association $122,500
Oregon Forest Industries Council $110,000
Westlund II, Bernard J (Ben) $104,153
Monroe, Billie $93,600

List of candidates

District 3

Democratic Party May 16 Democratic primary:
  • Alan Bates Approveda
Republican Party May 16 GOP primary:
  • Lynn Aiello Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Alan Bates: 30,552 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Lynn Aiello: 17,321

District 4

Democratic Party May 16 Democratic primary:
  • Floyd Prozanski Approveda
Republican Party May 16 GOP primary:
  • Bill Eddie Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Floyd Prozanski: 30,402 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Bill Eddie: 17,327

District 6

Democratic Party May 16 Democratic primary:
  • Bill Morrisette Approveda
Republican Party May 16 GOP primary:
  • Renee Lindsey Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Bill Morrisette: 30,161 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Renee Lindsey: 14,753

District 7

Democratic Party May 16 Democratic primary:
  • Vicki Walker Approveda
Republican Party May 16 GOP primary:
  • Jim Torrey Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Vicki Walker: 25,667 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Jim Torrey: 23,962

District 8

Democratic Party May 16 Democratic primary:
  • Mario E. Magana Approveda
Republican Party May 16 GOP primary:
  • Frank Morse Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Mario E. Magana: 18,767
Republican Party Frank Morse: 27,127 Green check mark transparent.png

District 10

Democratic Party May 16 Democratic primary:
  • Paul Evans Approveda
Republican Party May 16 GOP primary:
  • Jackie Winters Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Paul Evans: 21,232
Republican Party Jackie Winter: 24,641 Green check mark transparent.png

District 11

Democratic Party May 16 Democratic primary:
  • Peter Courtney Approveda
Republican Party May 16 GOP primary:
  • Jared Thatcher Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Peter Courtney: 15,593 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Jared Thatcher: 10,814
Constitution Party Keith Humphrey: 767

District 13

Democratic Party May 16 Democratic primary:
  • Rick Ross Approveda
Republican Party May 16 GOP primary:
  • Charles Starr: 5,773
  • Larry George: 6,022 Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Rick Ross: 18,318
Republican Party Larry George: 26,504 Green check mark transparent.png

District 15

Democratic Party May 16 Democratic primary:
  • John Napolitano Approveda
Republican Party May 16 GOP primary:
  • Bruce Starr Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party John Napolitano: 16,308
Republican Party Bruce Starr: 19,973 Green check mark transparent.png

District 16

Democratic Party May 16 Democratic primary:
  • Betsy Johnson Approveda
Republican Party May 16 GOP primary:
  • Don Fell Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Betsy Johnson: 30,645 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Don Fell: 16,040
Constitution Party Robert Simmering: 1,429

District 17

Democratic Party May 16 Democratic primary:
  • Sam Chase: 4,171
  • Brad Avakian: 7,180 Approveda
Republican Party May 16 GOP primary:
  • Piotr Kuklinski (write-in) Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Brad Avakian: 31,612 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Piotr Kuklinski: 13,497
Libertarian Party Richard Whitehead: 1,445
Constitution Party John Pivarnik: 371

District 19

Democratic Party May 16 Democratic primary:
  • Richard Devlin Approveda
Republican Party May 16 GOP primary:
  • David Newell Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Richard Devlin: 30,963 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party David Newell: 18,299
Libertarian Party Marc Delphine: 1,218

District 20

Democratic Party May 16 Democratic primary:
  • Kurt Schrader Approveda
Republican Party May 16 GOP primary:
  • Thomas F. Lemons Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Kurt Schrader Green check mark transparent.png

District 24

Democratic Party May 16 Democratic primary:
  • Rod Monroe: 4,150 Approveda
  • Jesse Cornett: 3,983
Republican Party May 16 GOP primary:
  • T.J. Reilly Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Rod Monroe: 17,304 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party T.J. Reilly: 15,483
Independent Ron McCarty: 2,653

District 26

Democratic Party May 16 Democratic primary:
  • Rick Metsger Approveda
Republican Party May 16 GOP primary:
  • Carol York Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Rick Metsger: 25,183 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Carol York: 18,964

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